O’Rourke, Phillips reign at 45th Home Group WA Westernationals

The Pro Slammer king, John Zappia may have set a new national record at the Perth Motorplex last night, but Grant O’Rourke was ultimately crowned the Home Group WA Westernationals champion. Zappia had earlier made 400 Thunder history by posting the quickest ever pass in class history, a stunning – a 5.683-second run at 408.39km/h from…

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Priolo wins his first as Westernationals kicks off

Local underdog Pino Priolo finally broke through for his maiden 400 Thunder Pro Slammer victory at last night’s rescheduled Home Group WA Nitro Slam eliminations at the Perth Motorplex, which took place as part of the Home Group WA Westernationals. Priolo beat Sydney’s Mark Belleri with a 6.023-second/385.72kmh run from the Watson’s Express Transport ’37…

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Bring the family to the Westernationals

There will be lots of family fun at the 45th Annual Home Group WA Westernationals tonight and tomorrow at Perth Motorplex. The fun starts at the gate – remember to print off your Kids Free Ticket from the Perth Motorplex Facebook page. Be sure to print out one for each child and fill in your…

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Glassby Chasing Thirties at Westernationals

VEEM Gyro Pro Alcohol Funny Car driver Craig Glassby says he won’t be happy until he breaks into the 5.3 second zone ahead of Western Australia’s biggest drag racing event, the Home Group WA Westernationals on February 5 and 6.

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Gullotto soars into Competition contention

Moreno Gullotto will be bringing some turbocharged power into Competition Eliminator at the 45th Annual Westernationals at Perth Motorplex, making a long awaited return in the family’s Toyota Soarer. Since last racing in 2014, the Soarer has been given upgrades in not just the engine department but also the chassis to ensure the horsepower does…

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Deery on the attack

Western Australia’s Aaron Deery charges into the 400 Thunder Pro Alcohol championship round at the Home Group WA Westernationals this weekend full of confidence following a recent win at Perth Motorplex. Deery found renewed performance and consistency in his dragster at the January 9 event in Top Comp and he said the team wants to…

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Matheson motoring into Home Group WA Westernationals

Australia’s quickest man on two wheels has made his 2016 championships season intentions clear. Matheson, a multiple Australian Top Bike champion, has been testing his new engine package since late last year and is already getting results. “The new set up in the bike is producing more horsepower and we just need to get a handle…

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Perth Motorplex set for rare 400 Thunder double-header

Fans will be the biggest winners at this week’s 45th Annual Home Group WA Westernationals with a rare double-header when 400 Thunder returns to Perth’s premier motorsport venue, the Perth Motorplex. As well as qualifying for the weekend’s Westernationals title, Friday night’s action will double as the semi finals and finals from December’s rain affected Nitro Slam…

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